Andre Williams – Black Godfather (CD, JAPAN)

10 January 2000 P-Vine PCD23027
01. Intro
02. The Black Godfather

03. Whip The Booty
04. Whatcha Gonna Do
05. Sling That Thing
06. The Dealer, The Peeler And The Stealer
07. Freak Blues
08. You Got It And I Want It
09. Shake A Tail Feather
10. I Hate Cha
11. Montana Slim
12. I Wanna Go Back To Mexico
13. Can’t Find My Mind
14. Fire In The Hole
15. Nasty Women
16. Dictionary People
17. Hit Squad
VIEW:
NOTES:
Japanese edition with bonus tracks. Issued in regular album case with Obi strip, reply card and an insert featuring lyrics (in English and Japanese) and biography (Japanese only).

In comparison to the US CD edition the P-Vine release adds Shake A Tailfeather, Fire In The Hole and Dictionary People.

Dictionary People is exclusive to the Japanese release.

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion appear on both The Black Godfather and Hit Squad and the Intro to the album makes use of a Boss Hog sample.

Shake A Tail Feather was also included along with The Black Godfather, You Got It and I Want It and Hit Squad on Black Godfather Bonus Tracks [PROMO] (CD, US).

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion recorded two songs for the album Andre Williams is The Black Godfather and Williams sang lead vocals on the song Lapdance (released on Lapdance 12″ / Acme Plus / Xtra Acme USA).

SONG CREDITS:
Executive Producer: Mick Collins
Mastered: Andre Knecht at ARK Digital

01. Intro
Featuring a sample from Boss Hog’s “Daddy Sez”
Writers: Boss Hog
Published: Madam’s Organ Music

02. The Black Godfather
Writers: Williams/Explosion
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/Dirty Shirt Music (BMI)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar/Vocals: Jon Spencer
Guitar: Judah Bauer
Drums: Russell Simins
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

03. Whip The Booty
Writers: Williams/Countdowns
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/You’ve Got To Buy Your Own Music (ASCAP)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Recorded: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.
Produced/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Recorders, Detroit, MI.

04. Whatcha Gonna Do
Writers: Williams/Dirtbombs
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/South of Eight Mile Music (BMI)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Mick Collins
Bass: Jim Diamond
Fuzz: Deon Fisher
Drums: Ewolf
Drums: Pat Patano
Backups: The Dirtbombs
Produced/Recorded/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Recorders, Detroit, MI.

05. Sling That Thing
Writers: Williams/Countdowns
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/You’ve Got To Buy Your Own Music (ASCAP)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Sax: Steve McKay
Trumpet: Eric Dyrenforth
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

06. The Dealer, The Peeler & The Stealer
Writers: Williams/Compulsive Gamblers
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/Compulsive Gamblers Music (BMI)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Greg Oblivian
Drums: Jack Oblivian
Bass: Jim Diamond
Organ: Brenden Sprengler
Backups: Compulsive Gamblers
Recorded: Jim Diamond
Produced/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Records, Detroit, MI.

07. Freak Blues
Writers: Williams/Mackay/Countdowns
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/You’ve Got To Buy Your Own Music (ASCAP)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Sax: Steve Mackay
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

08. You Got It and I Want It
Writer: Williams
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Mick Collins
Bass: Jim Diamond
Fuzz: Deon Fisher
Drums: Ewolf
Drums: Pat Pantano
Backups: The Dirtbombs
Produced/Recorded/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Recorders, Detroit, MI.

09. Shake A Tail Feather
Writer: Williams
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Back-Up’s: Mick Collins & The Countdowns
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

10. I Hate Cha
Writers: Williams/Compulsive Gamblers
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/Compulsive Gamblers Music (BMI)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Greg Oblivian
Drums: Jack Oblivian
Bass: Jim Diamond
Organ: Brenden Sprengler
Recorded: Jim Diamond
Produced/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Records, Detroit, MI.

11. Montana Slim
Writers: Williams/Countdowns
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/You’ve Got To Buy Your Own Music (ASCAP)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

12. I Wanna Go Back To Mexico
Writers: Williams/Countdowns
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/You’ve Got To Buy Your Own Music (ASCAP)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Trumpet: Eric Dyrenforth
Recorded: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.
Produced/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Recorders, Detroit, MI.

13. Can’t Find My Mind
Writers: Rorschach & Interior
Publishing: Illegal Songs Inc. (BMI)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Tom Shannon
Guitar: Dave Shannon
Drums: Dana Hatch
Recorded: Scott Waters in Chiliocothe, OH.
Mixed/Produced: Mick Collins at Ghetto Recoders, Detroit, MI.

14. Fire In The Hole
Writers: Williams/Countdowns
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/You’ve Got To Buy Your Own Music (ASCAP)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

15. Nasty Women
Writers: Williams/Countdowns
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Back-Up’s: Mick Collins & The Countdowns
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

16. Dictionary People
Writers: Williams/Compulsive Gamblers
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/Compulsive Gamblers Music (BMI)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Greg Oblivian
Drums: Jack Oblivian
Bass: Jim Diamond
Organ: Brenden Sprengler
Backups: Compulsive Gamblers
Recorded: Jim Diamond
Produced/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Records, Detroit, MI.

17. Hit Squad
Writers: Williams/Explosion
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/Dirty Shirt Music (BMI)
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar/Vocals: Jon Spencer
Guitar: Judah Bauer
Drums: Russell Simins
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

SLEEVE NOTES:
[Insert includes biography in Japanese and lyrics]
DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
Cover Concept: Larry Hardy
Photographs: Jimmy Hole/Devil Jones
Art Direction/Layout/Design: Jimmy Hole

BARCODE: 4 995879 230275

MATRIX: “PCD-23027 B19ZGA IFPI L303”

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